Medicaid Subcontractor Pay Isn't Public Info, Pa. Court Says

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 3:29 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Wednesday reversed a ruling by the state’s Office of Open Records that had forced Medicaid managed care organizations to disclose the rates paid to subcontractors, saying they were exempt under a provision of the Right to Know Law that protects trade secrets.

The OOR had also ordered the disclosure of rates paid by subcontractors to Medicaid dental services providers, but the court said that the MCO records are exempt under a provision of the RTKL that protects confidential proprietary information and...
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